The Design of Software (CLOSED)

A public forum for discussing the design of software, from the user interface to the code architecture. Now closed.

The "Design of Software" discussion group has been merged with the main Joel on Software discussion group.

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Large text data sets crunch4profit (3 comments)
wxWidgets vs. Qt ->Questions, comparison (table)?! Patrick (5)
Skinning Library Adam P. (14)
Naming convention for surrogate keys Craig HB (4)
Security and web form authentication Jim Jones (4)
Print word document in .NET without using interop OneDayAllWillBeManagedCode (9)
Speeding up performance of Python Michael B (24)
need help with database design surreal (12)
Surrogate Keys in Databases Nathan (4)
Barcoding Tickets K (12)
C++ pattern for nullable object? Burner (8)
Design pattern suggestion needed... chris murray (4)
One Database or Multiple Databases... ac (12)
.NET Web App Architecture Guidance Kevin F. (4)
Introducing "Sleep" Gavin Laking (8)
Email list manager with an API? Freddie (2)
How do I create/read/update/delete a business object? Urumi (16)
Calendar dimension with multiple Fiscal calendars Craig HB (6)
looking for zip code lookup service NPR (9)
The beauty of flowcharts - duh Forrest Gump (15)
One wrong move... DEBEDb (6)
Alternatives to C/C++ Jason (34)
catching unhandled exceptions coder (8)
Securing your program Steve (6)
How to choose a pattern for 100 concurrent users Jayshree (17)
Legal requriements of auto-updaters Dave Cortright (6)
Elegance and background Ravindra Keskar (5)
Design for inventory database Craig HB (18)
Wikis are not wiki JW (10)
sizers for .NET coder (4)
Simple Ruby/OO qns - Modelling neopets marriage/ children Jim D (6)
Sensitive data in DB's nathan (12)
Subversion and tagging JW (18)
Data hiding in Python Tim H (12)
Command Pattern: Parameters Map vs. DTO Manes (2)
One or multiple databases? Roger (17)
Synchronizing two different databases. K (3)
Multimedia & Game Container and Distribution anon (2)
What do you think of Ultimate++? KC Kia (7)
Simplicity Stephen Turner (3)
20% simplicity in database design 20% guy (10)
Prevent offline viewing of Internet pages Jorgen Brenting (32)
converting email file into image and OCR Arvind Ashok (12)
Changing the terminology used in your code Alex (9)
Where should be Control Logic... I am Noobi (4)
Simple Ajax for J2EE application and long running processes Bot Berlin (7)
Simple Code Diff/Merging Tool CyrusB (18)
Speed tests for large files GFX guy (14)
What other software forums are out there? Chris M (7)
VB6 to VB.Net 2005 Karl Perry (13)
Probably Obvious DB Question... buster (3)
Implementing incremental save to a database incremental (25)
One table per name/value or single table? bglenn (23)
IE plugin development devboy (5)
Need Opinion: use Python or Lisp? Johnny the Geek (12)
Selecting database for app... K (27)
Need Design Patterns for working with a database Herman (9)
Open Source Java and reducing JRE size Tom (8)
moving to linux Husker (16)
Coding Standards question billion dollar baby (14)
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